AUSTRALIA’s Transport Ministers have unanimously approved draft legislation for 26 metre B-doubles.
Implementation of 26 metre B-double legislation will allow the present length of 25 metres to be exceeded provided the:
• distance between the point of articulation at the front of the leading semi trailer and the rear of the
combination is not over 20.6 metres; and
• prime mover is fitted with a UN ECE R93 compliant FUP system; and
• prime-mover’s cab complies with UN ECE R29 if it has a date of manufacture after 2005; and
• prime mover does not have a load carrying area; and
• the combination is not over 26 metres long.

in-house product testing for FUPD compliance and qualification.